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“Disappointed”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Fishwife

Fishwife
Ranked #10 of 79 Restaurants in Pacific Grove
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Soups
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The sister restaurant is in Seaside, CA
San Francisco, California
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413 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Disappointed”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

Having always given the Fishwife rave reviews, I have to mention our disappointment when we found that the reservation we made weeks ago by telephone had not been written in the diary and there was no table available when we arrived (or some time after). We had in fact made two separate reservations on different nights and were, at the time, concerned by the off-hand manner of the person taking our bookings, especially when we asked if our requests were clear. Service does not just begin when we walk through the door, but when we call to reserve our place.

  • Visited September 2013
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Benicia, California
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5 reviews
“Local's hangout”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

Have eaten here before with local friends and have always enjoyed the food (seafood). Great service and people having fun, as well as great prices. Very casual and relaxed atmosphere!

Visited August 2013
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Concord, California
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great service, food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013

We ate here for my mother's birthday. The food was very good - we had the Pasta Portofino. The service was very fast and efficient. I would definitely recommend it.

Visited August 2013
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San Diego, California
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3 reviews
“Great recommendation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2013

Recommended by the Inn where were staying. Fabulous food in a cute location, terrific friendly service.

Visited August 2013
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Nampa, Idaho
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54 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Very small, but worth it”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2013

Call for a reservation unless you don't mind waiting or you arrive before 7. The food is great. The staff very friendly. Nice place for a special occasion. We have eaten her twice on our anniversary and were not disappointed either time.

Visited August 2013
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